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Legal Counsel - Corporate & Treasury

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Date: Dec 24, 2021

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Your primary role as Legal Counsel – Corporate & Treasury will be to support Bunge’s business in all its facets, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts, ensuring ongoing business needs are met and comply with law, and coordinating corporate and treasury work globally with a focus on Europe and more specifically, the Netherlands and Bunge’s holding company located there, Koninklijke Bunge B.V. (KBBV).

You will act as trusted advisor to KBBV and Bunge’s broader business in any and every aspect when in need of corporate and treasury legal aid. By virtue of your pro-active personality, your global perspective and zeal for working across several diverse time zones, and your ability to work with utmost sense of integrity and autonomy, you will facilitate and drive Bunge’s international needs and ambitions.


The Trusted Advisor we are looking for:

Your primary responsibility will be managing a diverse demand of daily responsibilities such as drafting and reviewing of various agreements like ISDA agreements, managing KBBV’s operating subsidiaries from a corporate and treasury legal perspective, and coordinating Bunge’s global Treasury team.

Providing overviews of legal documentation to external auditors, filling originals and scanned copies, uploading in internal database and review of Terms and Conditions/Terms of Business will also become part of your daily tasks. Lastly, to play your part in “One Bunge” initiative, we expect you to foster international legal collaboration together with your legal colleagues across the world and work in different time zones.

Additional corporate activities include:

  • Ensuring compliance with internal governance structures and applicable Dutch law;
  • Assisting with restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, liquidations, incorporation, refinancing projects, and ongoing capitalizations;
  • Arranging signatures, legalizations, and apostilles required under Dutch law;
  • Scheduling, preparing, attending (virtually or in-person) and taking minutes at Quarterly Board Meetings of Bunge Netherlands entities; and
  • Arranging registrations at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce.

Additional treasury activities include:

  • Drafting of intercompany loan and deposit agreements, loan notes, termination letters, interest notification letters and other financial transaction documents;
  • Responding to KYC requests;
  • Negotiating ISDA agreements; and
  • Coordinating with Treasury team and inside & outside counsel on Treasury projects.


What do you bring to Bunge?

We would like to see that you have built excellent presentation and facilitation skills so far in your career. We will recognize a perfect fit in the candidate whose mastery in negotiating and advising can add value to Bunge. Furthermore, you bring:


  • A university degree in law;
  • 10+ years of legal experience at a law firm or in-house or a combination thereof;
  • Hands-on experience in corporate/commercial practice areas; and
  • Fluent English language skills, and preferably other language skills (Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, etc.).


In return, we offer:

A key role in an organization with colleagues around the world, who are dedicated to improving the global Agri-Food value chain, one day at a time. Together, we bring food from where it’s produced to where it’s needed. We do this in an informal culture where an entrepreneurial mindset is valued. Being a global company with a constant need for innovation, a broad variety of challenges and development opportunities can support your long-term career at Bunge. We value and stimulate development through training, education and experience and offer effective/accredited tools and resources to support you in your journey.


In order to protect all employees and maintain a safe working environment, Bunge requires employees in U.S. offices to be fully vaccinated.  Anyone unable or unwilling to be vaccinated will be required to participate in weekly testing and follow strict safety protocols while in the office.



Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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